Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry recipe? Learn how to make Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sphynxdragon

Makes 4 servings



Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry

3 3/4 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
2 teaspoons cooking sherry
1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 tsp Tabasco
1 pound chicken breast tenders, cut lengthwise into thin strips
1/2 cup unsalted cashews
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 cups red bell pepper (about 1 large)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions

Recipe Directions for Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry

  1. 1. Combine 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and next 4 ingredients (through hot pepper sauce) in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.

  2. 2. Combine remaining 2 3/4 teaspoons cornstarch, remaining 1 tablespoon soy sauce, and chicken in a medium bowl; toss well to coat.

  3. 3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add cashews to pan; cook 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring frequently. Remove from pan.

  4. 4. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add chicken mixture to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove chicken from pan; place in a bowl. Add bell pepper to pan; sauté 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and ginger; cook 30 seconds. Add chicken and cornstarch mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick. Sprinkle with cashews and green onions.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 204.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
297
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
46mg
15%
Sodium
672mg
28%
Potassium
215mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
12.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
26.0g
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 100%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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